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Our shot to end malaria - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Malaria News Feeds - June 27, 2016 - 09:08

Our shot to end malaria
Thomson Reuters Foundation
You can't help but imagine how different things would be if you lived in parts of Africa where malaria is the number one killer of young children in your community. It's unthinkable, yet every day more than 800 children lose their lives because of a ...

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Our shot to end malaria - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Malaria News Feeds - June 27, 2016 - 09:06

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Our shot to end malaria
Thomson Reuters Foundation
You can't help but imagine how different things would be if you lived in parts of Africa where malaria is the number one killer of young children in your community. It's unthinkable, yet every day more than 800 children lose their lives because of a ...

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Andy Murray champions making malaria no more at Wimbledon - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Malaria News Feeds - June 27, 2016 - 06:52

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Andy Murray champions making malaria no more at Wimbledon
Thomson Reuters Foundation
This Wimbledon Andy Murray will once again be challenging the world's greatest players for the title whilst championing the fight to end one of the world's most devastating diseases – malaria. The British number 1 is supporting Malaria No More UK and ...

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Thailand struggles with chronic resistant malaria - The Nation

Malaria News Feeds - June 26, 2016 - 18:01

The Nation

Thailand struggles with chronic resistant malaria
The Nation
THAILAND HAS a special spot on the global malaria map: It has always been the first territory to develop drug resistant new types of the disease. Resistance to the anti-malarial drug chloroquine first emerged in Trat's Bo Rai district and Chanthaburi's ...

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Malaria drug grabs Africa award - East African Business Week

Malaria News Feeds - June 26, 2016 - 14:22

East African Business Week

Malaria drug grabs Africa award
East African Business Week
Malaria kills about 660 000 people each year, negatively impacting on African economies and households. Economists believe that malaria is responsible for a growth penalty of up to 1.3% in some African countries, hindering economic growth in the region.

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Malaria: Med colleges told to extend clinic timings - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - June 26, 2016 - 06:54

Times of India

Malaria: Med colleges told to extend clinic timings
Times of India
Mangaluru: Malaria control-related meetings organized by Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) for two days from Thursday that mayor Harinath chaired have requested city-based medical colleges to extend the timings of their community clinics in the evening.

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Drug resistance: A dent in the anti-malaria armour - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - June 25, 2016 - 19:53

Drug resistance: A dent in the anti-malaria armour
The Hindu
The emergence of resistance to the artemisinin drug, a potent anti-malarial medicine, now threatens to affect the big gains achieved in recent years in reducing the global burden of malaria — an estimated 1.2 billion fewer malaria cases and 6.2 ...

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One more case of malaria; mosquito density on the rise - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - June 25, 2016 - 00:09

One more case of malaria; mosquito density on the rise
The Hindu
Measures to prevent dengue and malaria have run into a major roadblock — the fresh waves of mosquitoes that come up and transmit the virus and parasite that causes these diseases. District Medical Officer R.L. Saritha on Friday confirmed one more case ...

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Malaria cases put Health dept. on alert - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - June 25, 2016 - 00:07

Malaria cases put Health dept. on alert
The Hindu
The spurt in malaria cases, especially due to infection of fatal parasite plasmodium falciparam, is a cause of concern among people as well as the Health Department in the district. If seven plasmodium falciparam infections were reported in the ...

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Researchers say Africa not at risk of drug-resistant malaria - Africanews

Malaria News Feeds - June 24, 2016 - 20:32

Africanews

Researchers say Africa not at risk of drug-resistant malaria
Africanews
The artemisinin-based combination therapy recommended for the treatment of malaria in combination with one of several other malaria drugs can typically eliminate the malaria parasite from people's blood within two days. Unfortunately, drug resistance ...
Drug-resistant malaria strain contained in AsiaEconomic Times
Anti-malaria drugs fail on Thailand-Myanmar borderWellcome Trust
Researchers find drug-resistant malaria not spreading to Africa as fearedUCalgary News
EurekAlert (press release) -The Cambodia Daily
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Dawes Releases Waterboys Cover To Help Raise Funds for Malaria Prevention - American Songwriter

Malaria News Feeds - June 24, 2016 - 17:42

American Songwriter

Dawes Releases Waterboys Cover To Help Raise Funds for Malaria Prevention
American Songwriter
Dawes has released its cover of The Waterboys' classic folk tune “Fisherman's Blues.” The track is available to fans who donate to the United Nations Foundations' Nothing But Nets campaign, which aims to save lives from malaria with preventative nets.

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Gene Sequence Analysis Can ID Malaria Resistant Mutations - Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration)

Malaria News Feeds - June 24, 2016 - 13:41

Gene Sequence Analysis Can ID Malaria Resistant Mutations
Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration)
HealthDay News — Plasmodium falciparum gene Kelch (K13)-propeller sequence polymorphism analysis can assist with surveillance of artemisinin resistance, according to a study published in the June 23 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

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University of Ghana holds symposium on malaria research - Citifmonline

Malaria News Feeds - June 24, 2016 - 12:44

Citifmonline

University of Ghana holds symposium on malaria research
Citifmonline
The University of Ghana's Malaria Centre of Excellence (UGMCOE), on Thursday, organised a symposium to discuss how data from malaria research could assist in the control, treatment and the total elimination of the disease. The meeting brought together ...

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Malaria scheme cuts child deaths during Sahel's rainy season - The Guardian

Malaria News Feeds - June 24, 2016 - 11:40

The Guardian

Malaria scheme cuts child deaths during Sahel's rainy season
The Guardian
A project that has cut death rates, reduced outbreaks and strengthened fragile health systems in Africa's Sahel region by distributing anti-malaria drugs to millions of vulnerable children is facing a supply chain bottleneck, say health officials and ...

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University of Ghana holds symposium on malaria research - allghananews.com

Malaria News Feeds - June 24, 2016 - 10:50

News Ghana

University of Ghana holds symposium on malaria research
allghananews.com
Accra, June 23, GNA - The University of Ghana's Malaria Centre of Excellence (UGMCOE), on Thursday, organised a symposium to discuss how data form malaria research could assist in the control, treatment and the total elimination of the disease.
End Malaria for goodThe Arunachal Times

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Drug-resistant malaria strain contained in Asia - Economic Times

Malaria News Feeds - June 24, 2016 - 08:52

Drug-resistant malaria strain contained in Asia
Economic Times
Drug-resistant malaria strain contained in Asia. AFP|. Jun 24, 2016, 02.22 PM IST. Scientists confirmed the containment by conducting the first study that maps resistance to "artemisinin," the leading anti-malaria drug. (Representative image ...

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Beninese wins $100000 for innovation of anti-malaria drug - Africanews

Malaria News Feeds - June 24, 2016 - 07:56

Africanews

Beninese wins $100000 for innovation of anti-malaria drug
Africanews
A Beninese doctor, Valentin Agon, has been awarded $100,000 for innovating an anti-malaria drug treatment which has hit the markets in his native Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad and the Central African Republic (CAR). The drug, Api-Palu, is made from natural ...

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TB and malaria - Korea Times

Malaria News Feeds - June 24, 2016 - 07:27

TB and malaria
Korea Times
Funding from the levy, combined with support from the Korean government, has helped the Global Fund partnership save 17 million lives in the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. Every time a passenger takes an international flight in Korea ...

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Crew SC's Mabwati contracts malaria - ESPN FC

Malaria News Feeds - June 24, 2016 - 00:04

ESPN FC

Crew SC's Mabwati contracts malaria
ESPN FC
Columbus Crew SC's Cedrick Mabwati contracts malaria. Cedrick Mabwati contracted Malaria while with the DR Congo national team. Columbus Crew SC winger Cedrick Mabwati contracted Malaria while on international duty. The DR Congo international ...
Cedrick Mabwati: Contracts malaria on international dutyRotowire

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Columbus Crew SC's Cedrick Mabwati sidelined by malaria - MLSsoccer.com

Malaria News Feeds - June 23, 2016 - 22:31

ESPN FC

Columbus Crew SC's Cedrick Mabwati sidelined by malaria
MLSsoccer.com
A Crew SC spokesperson told MLSsoccer.com on Thursday that Mabwati's status for Saturday's game against the New York Red Bulls (7:30 pm ET, MLS LIVE) is questionable due to malaria symptoms. Mabwati briefly addressed the illness on Twitter ...
Crew SC's Mabwati contracts malariaESPN FC
Cedrick Mabwati: Contracts malaria on international dutyRotowire

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